In boys’ golf
■ At Savoy. Christian Khachaturian shot a 73 and Isaac Overman fired a 79 to lead Centennial to first place at the Class 2A Regional at the University of Illinois Blue Course.
Scoring, terms and locales not always clear
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■ Danville 17, Grayslake Central 16. In a game played in a steady rain during the first half between teams that entered with 0-5 records, Danville needed overtime to beat Grayslake Central. Danville’s 3-0 halftime lead was based on a 27-yard field goal by freshman place-kicker Caleb Griffin with 7 minutes, 59 seconds left in the second quarter.
The Okaw Valley Conference sure is one tough football league.
St. Joseph-Ogden has found out.
The top-ranked team in Class 3A gutted out a 29-22 overtime win last Friday at home against Monticello.
Which came a week after the Sages knocked off Unity in a 58-55 thriller.
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10-01-14 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast. Fred Kroner, Matt Daniels, and Scott Richey with a look at the past week in High School sports.
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HOOPESTON AREA BOYS’ SOCCER
The Cornjerkers (11-5) stayed unbeaten in Vermilion Valley Conference play, not allowing a goal in the first half of either match. Skyler Barnard scored the first goal in both matches. Chase Bouse also scored in each match, and goalkeeper Bryce Leigh got the shutout against Georgetown-Ridge Farm.